Norman Lamb was appointed Minister of State at the Department of Health in September 2012. He has been the Liberal Democrat MP for North Norfolk since 2001.
He was educated at Wymondham College, Norfolk and the University of Leicester, where he studied law.
Norman has held various positions in the Liberal Democrat party including Liberal Democrat Shadow Secretary of State for Health, 2006 to 2010. In May 2010 he was appointed Assistant Government Whip, as well as Chief Parliamentary and Political Adviser and Parliamentary Private Secretary to the Leader of the Liberal Democrats and Deputy Prime Minister, Nick Clegg.
Career outside politics
He worked for Norwich City Council as a senior assistant solicitor before joining Norfolk solicitors Steele and Co, where he became a partner and Head of the firm’s specialist Employment Unit.
Norman is married with 2 children.